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Matthew Davis


Lance Gross


Kate Walsh


Anthony Montgomery


Shemar Moore


Mark Harmon


Ellen Pompeo


Michael Jai White


Jessica Alba


William Shatner

Obba Babatunde


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Birth Name: Obba Babatunde
Born: 12/1951
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA

The 80s brought continued theater and TV work. After Babatunde appeared as a dancer in the ABC variety special "Baryshnikov on Broadway" (1980), he was cast C.C., as the composer-brother of Jennifer Holliday's Effie, in Michael Bennett's acclaimed "Dreamgirls", loosely inspired by Diana Ross and the Supremes. Babatunde was nominated for a Featured Actor Tony Award and found himself in demand. By the mid-80s, he was headlining in theater (a revival of "Golden Boy"), nightclubs and had landed a regular role on the ABC soap "All My Children".

Moving to L.A. in the late 80s, Babatunde began to move into primetime with guest appearances on dramas ("China Beach") and sitcoms ("A Different World"... Continue Bio >>


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